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Manfrotto MVH500A Fluid Drag Video Head with MVT502AM Tripod and Carry Bag

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Manfrotto MVH500A Fluid Drag Video Head with MVT502AM Tripod and Carry Bag
Key Features
  • Supports 17.6 Pounds
  • Wide Platform for Camcorders & HDSLRs
  • 60mm Half Ball for Leveling
  • Spring-Loaded Counterbalance
The Manfrotto MVH500A Fluid Drag Video Head with MVT502AM Tripod and Carry Bag features a fluid head with a wide platform to support the HDSLR form factor, and a 60mm half ball for quick leveling without adjusting the legs. The head supports a maximum weight load of 17.6 pounds and has a built-in, pre-set spring-loaded counterbalance of 5.3 pounds. It features a tilt range of -70°/+90° and provides a panning rotation of 360°. The head also features a side lock system for the sliding quick release plate, a pan handle, and an integrated bubble level.
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What is the screw size hole on the side of the ...

What is the screw size hole on the side of the plate?
Asked by: Terry
Don't know the size but it fits my C300, 7D and C200
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-12-09

I have a Panasonic AGAC 160P. Will this support ...

I have a Panasonic AGAC 160P. Will this support the weight of this camera?
Asked by: John
Yes, the Manfrotto MVH500A Fluid Drag Video Head with MVT502AM Tripod and Carry Bag will support the Panasonic AG-AC160 PAL AVCCAM HD Handheld Camcorder.
Answered by: Paige K
Date published: 2022-11-29

Is the half ball removable so that a flat plate ...

Is the half ball removable so that a flat plate is exposed if I want to mount this to a slider?
Asked by: Ethan
It is not. It is a 60mm ball head only, it cannot be converted to a flat base. What you could do instead is purchase the legs separate along with the flat base 500AH model and the 75mm Ball Adapter. Manfrotto Legs Only - https://bhpho.to/2jODzMY Flat Base Version of Head - https://bhpho.to/2drN3e3 75mm Ball Adapter - https://bhpho.to/2VoEN8w
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-05-08

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Can I put the head upside down, so that I can shoot from lower angles?
Asked by: Anonymous
I have tried this and it does work, although panning and tilted becomes limited due to the tripod legs.
Answered by: Carter L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Can the fluid head be separated for use with other tripod or monopod?
Asked by: Narasinga Kishore
It can as long as the tripod works with a 60mm ball or 75mm using the included adapter.
Answered by: Carter L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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can you release the mid level spreader? I've heard you can't detach that at all. How much can you actually spread the legs?
Asked by: Anonymous
Sorry, no you cannot remove the spreader on this tripod. The max spread is what you see here about 22.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Can this tilt to shoot perfectly vertical rather ...

Can this tilt to shoot perfectly vertical rather than horizontal?
Asked by: Jordan
Unfortunately, the MVH500A fluid head (and most professional video heads) do not offer this. If you would like to shoot vertical video, there are devices and accessories that will allow you to mount your camera vertically on the fluid head. I'd recommend reaching out to us and we can figure a solution out with you! :)
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-11-03

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My tripod case strap broke and I can't seem to find this particular case that came with the MVK500AM tripod set anywhere. It fits perfectly and that is quite important for my travels. The ones I tried are either too short, too long or too narrow. What alternative Manfrotto case would you recommend?
Asked by: Jeremy
An alternative will be the Manfrotto MBAG75PN bag (MABMABAG75PN ).
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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